Asbury Park man charged with Attempted Murder in 2019 shooting
An Asbury Park man is being charged with Attempted Murder following his arrest for shooting a 25-year old man on Washington Avenue in October of 2019.
Monmouth County Prosecutor Chris Gramiccioni also announced that Sudan Harris, 30, has been charged with second degree possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose and unlawful possession of weapon.
The man Harris shot on October 18, 2019 later recovered after being treated at the hospital for non-life threatening injuries.
A joint investigation between the MCPO and APPD began after the arrival of Asbury Park Police that day around 1:12 pm and they later identified Harris as the shooter.
The United States Marshals Regional Task Force, the Monmouth County Sheriff’s Office, and Asbury Park Police Department all teamed up to arrest Harris and transport him to the Monmouth County Corrections Institution where he remains awaiting his First Appearance and Detention Hearing.
Harris faces up to 20 years in a New Jersey state prison if convicted of attempted murder, subject to the provisions of the "No Early Release Act" requiring him to serve 85 percent of the sentence imposed before becoming eligible for release on parole.
He would also be under parole supervision for five years following his release from state prison.
If Harris is convicted of the weapons offenses, he faces up to 10 years in a New Jersey state prison, with a mandatory minimum parole ineligibility of 42 months pursuant to the Graves Act.
If you have any information about this case, you are urged to call Detective Keith Finkelstein of the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office at 1-800-533-7443 or Asbury Park Police Department Detective Daniel Savastano at 732-774-1300.
You can submit a tp anonymously to Monmouth County Crime Stoppers by calling their confidential telephone tip-line at 1-800-671-4400; or by downloading and using the free P3 Tips mobile app (available for iOS and Android - https://www.p3tips.com/community/index.htm).
The case is assigned to Monmouth County Assistant Prosecutor Caitlin Sidley of the Office’s Major Crimes Bureau.